A Memorial Day Memory - An Old Man and a Bucket of Shrimp
The story about “The Old Man and a Bucket of Shrimp” is a wonderful and true story about Edward Vernon Rickenbacker, who was an American fighter ace in World War I and a Medal of Honor recipient, along with being a Captain in World War II. He was born on October 8, 1890, and died on July 23, 1973. “The Old Man and a Bucket of Shrimp” story is about what he did, after his military serves and after he received a Medal of Honor, and about what he did on the Key Biscayne Beach in Florida, just off off Route 1. Read the full story at www.fggam.org/2014/02/an-old-man-and-a-bucket-of-shrimp/ Eddie Rickenbacker was the founder of Eastern Airlines. Before World War I he was a race car driver. In World War I, he was a pilot and became America’s first ace. In World War II, he was an instructor and military adviser, and he flew missions with the combat pilots.
Christopher Gentile FL Key Biscayne May 31, 2021 Memorials War & Peace
Location: Key Biscayne, FL
Christopher Gentile May 31, 2021
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